The Chinese Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association was established by Grandmaster Alan Lee in 1967. The first temple opened in Newark, New Jersey during the summer of that year. The second temple, and current headquarters, is located in New York City. It opened its doors in the winter of 1967 and is currently the only official recognized school teaching Alan Lee’s Chinese Kung-Fu, Wu-Su system. Other temples have been located in Brooklyn, Queens, Newark, Paris, Puerto Rico and Thailand. The Chinese Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association is located at 28 West 27th Street on the 8th floor. It is accessible by most major subway lines and is in walking distance of Penn Station.
Membership within the Chinese Kung-Fu, Wu-Su Association is and has always been multi-racial and multi-cultural. Students come from all walks of life, including blue- and white-collar workers from public and private sectors, teachers, artists, doctors and entrepreneurs. Students range in age from 6 to 70+, with the majority between 20 and 40 years old.